Architecture and Memory

17 Jul

Architecture and Memory: ‘GM Cantacuzino – a Hybrid Modernist’

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Romanian Cultural Institute

Runs until 29 August 2014


The first monographic travelling exhibition on a Romanian architect ever to be staged outside Romania, ‘GM Cantacuzino – A Hybrid Modernist’ is a tribute to Cantacuzino’s extraordinary artistic legacy, offering a cross-section through his momentous life and work and presenting original books and paintings along with a tripartite chronological display of architectural works, quotations and contexts.

The Romancian cosmpolitan G. M. Cantacuzino (1899-1960) is one of the least known polymaths of the 20th century. In view of that age of extremes, both his classical attitude, which links Modernism to Tradition and aesthetics to ethic, and his intellectual integrity are remarkable




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